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UIS screens Yoruba Richen’s ‘The New Black’

John Kurecki, Features Reporter

October 15, 2014

On Monday, October 6 the UIS Speakers Series and the LGBTQA Resource Office hosted a screening of Yoruba Richen’s documentary “The New Black.”  Afterwards both Richen and LGBTQA Resource Office Director Kerry Poynter held dialo...

Police Beat September 21, 2014- October 4, 2014

October 8, 2014

  The UIS Police Department reported the following events for the period of September 21, 2014-October 4, 2014. Loud Noise/Party Sept. 21, 2014, at 1:35 a.m. at Marigold court Officers were dispatched to a repo...

Celebrating Columbus Day a mistake

Duane Malany, Opinion Columnist

October 8, 2014

Every American remembers learning about Christopher Columbus in grade school. My recollections of the teachings were about the first man who discovered the Americas. I don’t remember a debate of this claim, it was simply taught...

Mental health is factor in crime prevention

Carolyn Miller, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2014

These days we hear more grisly news than anything else. Shocking stories flood our news sites and TV stations, as the world seems to fall to a new level of insanity. Recently we have felt the sorrow, disgust and disappointment...

Unruly Music City juvenile detention center

Marc Cox, Assistant Editor for News

October 8, 2014

Compiled by Marc Cox Forty-five Tennessee juveniles have escaped Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville, Tennessee, over the last month. More recently, 13 detainees escaped on Friday, Sept. 26. According to Woodland H...

UIS Psychology Club Preview

Marc Cox, Assisstant Editor for News

October 8, 2014

Looking for an opportunity to watch free Halloween style movies? On Oct. 22, starting at 7 p.m., the UIS Psychology Club is hosting a movie night in Brookens Auditorium. The movie night will be a double feature, including Donnie Da...

UIS steps up to help replace stolen camera

Jessica Bayer, Features Reporter

October 8, 2014

Mandy Altman, a UIS alum and former employee of the Illinois Innocence Project (IIP), had her camera, and other equipment, stolen from the IIP office in her last week of employment. Overall, the stolen items were a Canon 60D...

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